Women in Forestry

The gender balance is shifting in BC’s forest industry. According to Sally Aitken, Associate Dean of forestry at the University of British Columbia, the students in the Faculty of Forestry are about 50% female.

“I’ve seen logging truck drivers, equipment operators, scalers, graders, and weighmasters. Women are not stopping at the desk, they’re going further.” – Debbie, Log Yard Manager

Hear why women are choosing forestry as a career.